DIGITAL IMAGING DENTISTRY



Updated On Thursday, October 18, 2018 10:41:11 PM

Same Day Crowns

Same day crown technology plays an important function in our practice. This amazing development in chair side dentistry offers us the tools to create, produce, and position crowns, inlays and onlays in a single appointment.

The Same Day Crown Difference

The standard approach to a crown or inlay and onlay typically needed a return visit after the client waited (with a short-term restoration in the tooth) for about two weeks while the restoration was produced in a separate laboratory. Same day crown CAD/CAM technology eliminates the wait!

How Do Same Day Crowns Work?

Same day crowns employ a special camera to take an precise image of the broken tooth. This optical impression is moved and shown on a color computer screen, where the dentist uses CAD (computer-aided design) software to create the restoration.

Then CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) takes over and automatically mills the restoration while the client waits. Finally, the new restoration is bonded in place.

The entire procedure takes about one hour, and there are no frustrating temporaries or 2nd visit needed!

Proven Technology

With two decades of clinical research study and more than 20 million restorations performed worldwide, same day crowns have proven to be a an reliable, safe and hassle-free technology that we are delighted to provide to our patients.





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Same Day Tooth Restorations

CEREC means CERamic REConstruction and is a tool in our office that can take exact digital imagery of locations requiring restoration and produce the appropriate restoration on the spot.

With our CEREC cad/cam machine, you can have your crown or other restoration completed in simply one visit. We will design and custom fit your tooth precisely with our computer milling unit right in the office. You no longer need to have a temporary crown or wait weeks for the lab to produce your crown.

CEREC can be used in a broad scope of indications: onlays, partial crowns, posterior crowns, anterior crowns, veneers and inlays.


Additional Dental Treatments That May Be Available

A variety of dental treatments may be available for our local clients. Our goal is to supply a warm and soothing environment for your dental experience, whether you are visiting us for the very first time for a dental evaluation and cleaning, or you are returning to complete your cosmetic smile makeover.

The services shown below are just a sampling of what we may offer:

  • Dental Crowns

  • Dental Implants

  • Teeth Whitening

  • Full & Partial Dentures

  • Dental Bonding

  • TMJ Treatments

  • Gum Disease

  • Porcelain Veneers

  • Dental Bridges

  • Root Canal Therapy

  • Fillings


The Topic Of The Day Is:

Root Canal

Root canal treatment (also referred to as root canal therapy or endodontic therapy) is required when a cavity is allowed, through neglect, to reach all the way to the root pulp. (Regular cleanings and checkups prevent and find issues early). Often deep restorations or trauma to a tooth may also trigger the nerve to be harmed to the point it requires root canal treatment. Once this occurs, the pulp becomes infected, and can even extend through the root tip and start to eat away at the surrounding bone (this is an abscess).

By the time the pulp is infected it must be treated, and can not recover on its own. It can even weaken the entire immune system. This is dangerous, and might be very uncomfortable. Symptoms that the pulp has ended up being infected may consist of sensitivity to hot/cold or sweets, pain, swelling, discomfort to biting or pressure, and a bad taste in the mouth. Sometimes, however, no symptoms appear and the individual is unaware of any problem up until a checkup.

A root canal is then carried out to clear out the infected tooth pulp, and sanitize the canals of the tooth. The only other treatment would be to remove the tooth. When the infection is resolved, the canal(s) are filled in to prevent any more infection. Usually a core build-up and crown is suggested for restoring a tooth that has had root canal therapy.


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